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At Dean’s Seminar, Pate outlines the problems and solutions surrounding youth physical activity

On Friday, Feb. 22, Russell R. Pate, professor at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health and Director of the Children's Physical Activity Research Group, delivered 2019’s first Dean’s Seminar. Formed in recognition of the College’s accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health, the series brings internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to campus for discussions on pressing issues facing an ever-expanding field of public health.

Posted:  February 28, 2019

Parents with mental illness more likely to have contact with Child Protective Services, study finds

Previous research shows that contact from Child Protective Services (CPS) can have significant, long-term implications for children and their parents. Children who are involved with the child welfare system have been shown to face poorer mental health, developmental and social outcomes.

Posted:  February 28, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Maila Turay, nursing extern at Einstein Medical Center

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Maila Turay, a senior nursing student externing at Einstein Medical Center, or read on for the full interview.

 

Posted:  February 22, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Jules Blank, women's soccer forward

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Jules Blank, a kinesiology student who returned to the women's soccer team after a debilitating illness, or read on for the full interview.

 

Posted:  February 15, 2019

On the News: Physical Therapy takes on Super Bowl LIII

The Super Bowl is a once-a-year event that provides endless material for commentators and fans to dissect. As Super Bowl LIII stretched into its final quarter on Sunday, it seemed to have been unanimously declared “the most boring Super Bowl ever,” with a final score of 13-3 making it the lowest-scoring championship match in professional football history.

Posted:  February 7, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Sonali Shah, speech-language-pathologist in training

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Sonali Shah, a student in the Master of Arts in Speech-Language Hearing program, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  February 1, 2019

On the News: Making successful New Year's resolutions

New Year ResolutionsThe start of a new year can feel like a good opportunity to reset unhealthy behaviors. But while many people will resolve to “exercise more” or “eat healthy” in the new year, evidence suggests that most will have abandoned these resolutions by early February. With the end of January 2019 nearing, we asked faculty members at the College of Public Health to weigh in on popular resolutions.

Posted:  January 30, 2019

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